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Natural Materials Make Welcoming Homes for Fairies, Pixies, Elves, and Gnomes

Rebecca O’Connell, a librarian, is the author of Baby Party (2015) and Baby Parade (2013).

She lives in Pittsburgh, PA with her husband, son, two cats, and a big dog. 400 more words


Special Delivery

Right off the bat, the illustrations in this picture book take me back to my childhood. Matthew Cordell’s work is reminiscent of Quentin Blake… 118 more words

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So, You Finished Your Novel. Now What?

So you’ve finished writing your book or have you? What revision work still needs to be done? Where can you go for feedback? How will you know when it’s ready to send out, and where should you try first? 56 more words

The Forest Girl - part three

In part two we left Lisa Browning fleeing from Cerridwen, who was revealing more of her bizarre character. Lance Carpenter, who has been interested in Cerridwen, also began to make connections with the Ash family and the disappearances of children wherever the family has lived. 1,265 more words


Bug Detective

This playful nonfiction book explores the facts and myths of creepy-crawlers. Each spread focuses on one creature–spiders, ants, snails, ladybugs–and is littered with myth-busting facts. The pages are filled with tiny, bright illustrations (of bugs having picnics, lifting weights, and shooting off in a spaceship), and activities, which will keep kids busy exploring and learning. 61 more words

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Vote for June's Book!

June is Children’s Awareness Month! Let’s celebrate that innocent developmental period by focusing on kid lit! But first, a fun trivia:

And now, the nominees: 519 more words

Pajama Time!

A book that rhymes, includes dancing animals, and is about getting ready for bed–what’s not to love?! This instant classic will have kids scrambling to get their pajamas on so they can read, sing, and dance along to this bedtime story. 154 more words

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